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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Intellectual Property Workshop to be Held at FSU
How do you know if you've created something unique? What's the best way to protect your ideas? Register today for a free Intellectual Property Workshop to be held on September 25th at FSU to find out.
Small Business Insurance Tips and Considerations
The Maryland Insurance Administration has put together a comprehensive guide that outlines policy and coverage options for business owners.
MD Business Express Expands Online Services
The Maryland Business Express website has been expanded to allow online filing of additional corporate documents at the MD Department of Assessments and Taxation.
SBDC Women's Conference Addresses Work/Life Balance
The Maryland Small Business Development Center recently hosted "All That Matters," a conference designed to help women entrepreneurs successfully achieve work/life balance and learn about resources.
HUBZone Eligibility Assistance Number is Changing
The HUBZone eligibility assistance number is changing effective July 3, 2018.
Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area FY 2019 Grants
Keep an eye out this July for the release of the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area Fiscal Year 2019 mini-grant round.
Ready, Set GROW! Access to Capital Forum
This unique workshop features state, federal, and local experts to discuss various funding streams available to the small business community.
Growing Your Business Beyond the Startup Phase
Are you looking to grow your business beyond the startup phase? Join Maryland Tech Council’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) to gain insight on getting out of startup mode.
Small Business Week Virtual Conference - May 1st through May 3rd
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.
State Contracting Opportunities in Western MD Seminar Scheduled
The MD Dept. of General Services in partnership with the Washington Co. Dept. of Business Development will hold a Business Opportunities Information Session on contracting opportunities in Western MD.
Rural Maryland Council to Hold Grant Information Outreach
The Rural Maryland Council will host a Grant Information Session on April 30, 2018 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Garrett Community Action Center in Oakland.
NWBC Issues Reports on the Implications of Crowdfunding for Women Entrepreneurs
The National Women's Business Council recently released reports on the policy implications of crowdfunding as a capital source for women entrepreneurs.
Anatomy of a Bid Seminar Scheduled for April 24th
Understanding how the State of Maryland structures bid packages is critical to success in the state procurement arena.
Procurement 101 Class to be Held April 24th
New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. Procurement 101 is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process.
Construction Industry Forum Set for April 17th
Are you interested in contracting opportunities in the construction industry? If so, then the Ready, Set, GROW! Construction Industry Forum is for you.